France to Hold Urgent Meeting on Anti-Semitism

(Reuters/Ha'aretz) - France will hold an urgent top-level meeting on fighting anti-Semitism on Monday following the firebombing of a Jewish boys' school near Paris, President Jacques Chirac's office has announced. Jewish synagogues and schools have been attacked repeatedly in recent years in violence the authorities usually link to Muslim youth. "When someone sets fire to a Jewish school, it's hard for me to think this is not an anti-Semitic act," said Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy.

2003-11-17 00:00:00

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